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Department of Transfusion Medicine

Symposium Schedule

Fortieth Annual Symposium

Session 1: Moderator: Barbara J. Bryant, MD
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome and Intro
9:05 - 9:40 a.m. COVID Antibody Testing with Red Cells Willy A. Flegel, MD
9:40 - 10:15 a.m. Complexities of Convalescent Plasma Peter Marks, MD, PhD
10:15 a.m. 15 minute break
Session 2: Moderator: Colleen Gilstad, MD
10:30 - 11:05 a.m. Let's Review FDA Guidance on Bacterial Contamination of Platelets!

Baia Lasky, MD

11:05 - 11:40 a.m.

Use of Whole Blood In a Massive Transfusion Protocol

Bryon Jackson, MD, MHA
11:40 a.m. 20 minute break
Session 3: Moderator: Yvette Marie Miller, MD
Noon to1:30 p.m. Clinical Vignettes (20 minute presentation followed by 10 minute Q&A for each topic)
Topic Presenter Subject Matter Expert
Application of Apheresis in Hyperleukocytosis Herleen (Sofi) Rai, MD Zbigniew "Ziggy" M. Szczepiorkowski, MD, PhD, FCAP
Indications & Considerations in Red Cell Exchange Greeballa Magzoub, MD

Courtney Fitzhugh, MD

Clinical  Response to COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Valentina Baez-Sosa, MD Aarthi Shenoy, MD
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. 15 minute break
Session 4: Moderator: Barbara J. Bryant, MD
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Richard J. Davey, MD Lectureship
Recipient: Kathleen (Cathy) Conry-Cantilena, MD

Physician Fellow Training in BB/TM: A Saga of 26 years as a Program Director
2:15 - 2:50 p.m. Red Cell Transfusion for Sickle Cell Disease: Role and Best Practices Stella T. Chou, MD
2:50 - 3:00 p.m 10 minute break  
Nobel Laureate Session Moderator: Roger Y. Dodd, PhD
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Hepatitis C: The End of the Beginning and Possibly The Beginning of the End Harvey J. Alter, MD, MACP
4:00 Adjourn

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